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Johnny Kemp
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Johnny Kemp Dead at 55, Hip-Hop and R&B Community Reacts on Twitter

The R&B community is mourning the loss of Bahamian singer Johnny Kemp. The crooner, best known for his 1988 hit “Just Got Paid,” died on Thursday (April 17). He was 55 years old.

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Kealo Ivy
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Keaway ‘Kealo’ Ivy Shot and Killed During Music Video Shoot in Maryland [VIDEO]

In a bizarre case of when “keeping it real” goes wrong, a local rapper was shot and killed with a prop gun during a music video shoot in Maryland last week (April 1).

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A$AP Rocky A$AP Yams
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A$AP Rocky Gives Details of A$AP Yams’ Untimely Death: ‘I Was Scared’

A$AP Rocky is still grieving over the loss of his best friend and business partner A$AP Yams, who died in January from an accidental drug overdose. The Harlem rhymer recalls the final days of Yams’ life in an interview with the New York Times.

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Brownstone
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Charmayne Maxwell, Brownstone Singer, Dies From Fall

Sad news to report in the R&B community. Charmayne Maxwell, a singer from the ‘90's R&B group Brownstone, has died after a mysterious fall.

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Anthony Mason
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Anthony Mason, Former New York Knicks Player, Dies at 48, Celebrities React

Former New York Knicks forward Anthony Mason has died of congestive heart failure on Saturday (Feb. 28). He was 48 years old.

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Leonard Nimoy
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Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83, Celebrities React

Leonard Nimoy, who famously played Mr. Spock in the 1966 television series 'Star Trek' and then in film adaptations, passed away in Los Angeles on Friday (Feb. 27).

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Lesley Gore
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Lesley Gore, ‘It’s My Party’ Singer, Dies at 68

Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who was discovered by Quincy Jones and achieved a No. 1 hit with “It’s My Party” in 1963, has died. She was 68.

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Dust La Rock
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Dust La Rock, Fool’s Gold Co-Founder, Dies

Joshua Prince, co-founder of Fool’s Gold Records, has passed away. The cause of the 38-year-old designer’s death is unknown, but DJ A-Trak confirmed the sad news on Instagram Monday night (Feb. 2).

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The Jacka
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The Jacka Shot and Killed, Rappers & Singers Mourn on Social Media

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of Bay Area rapper The Jacka. The veteran rhymer was shot and killed in Oakland, Calif., on Monday (Feb. 2). He was 37 years old.

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A$AP Yams
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A$AP Yams Dies, Hip-Hop Community Reacts on Twitter

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of a beloved member of A$AP Mob. A$AP Yams, a notable figure in rap circles, has passed away. He was 26 years old. Details on the cause of death are unknown.

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